How to cut Faux Wood Blinds for a custom fit

I am so super excited about today's post! Do you want faux wood blinds but they seem like way too much work? You have to custom order them, or at best, go to the hardware store with your measurements in hand, purchase them, have the store cut them for you, and then take them home and hope and pray your measurements were correct. Not anymore! Yup, I'm here to show you how to purchase the blinds from the hardware store, take them home, and then measure and custom fit them yourself. {Oh no she didn't.} Oh yes I did! Step one is obviously to purchase the blinds. I hung brand new faux … [Read more...]

How to make paper roses

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I thought I'd show you how to make a pretty rose out of paper! These roses can be used for so many different things from filler in a bowl or cloche, glued to stems, or added to a variety of accessories. Paper Roses are so easy to make and only require a few supplies and some patience (I like to make them while watching TV). To make the roses, you will need: * a 6x6" square of cardstock. I buy 12x12" sheets of cardstock and cut them into 4ths. * a pair of scissors * a pencil until you get the hang of cutting * hot glue … [Read more...]